Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 1 °C Saturday 18 January, 2020

#Thailand

# thailand - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Thai cave boys to get four months' food and are being taught to dive

Rescuers prepared for the possibility that they may be there for some time.

# thailand - Monday 2 July, 2018

'You're very strong': Thai football team lost for nine days in a cave have been found

The boys and their coach entered the cave on 23 June.

Divers with extra supplies make progress in search for 12 missing boys in Thai cave

The boys and their 25-year-old coach entered Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Chiang Rai province on 23 June.

# thailand - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Easing of bad weather opens crucial window in search for missing football team in cave

“We will not stop until we find them,” the Thai navy seal commander said.

# thailand - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Divers come within three kilometres of where missing football team is thought to be trapped

The desperate, round-the-clock search for the team has been beset by torrential downpours.

# thailand - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Rescuers battle heavy rain as search continues for 12 children trapped in cave in Thailand

The youngsters, aged 11 to 16, and their coach have been stuck since Saturday.

Heavy rain hampering rescue efforts for missing Thai football team trapped in cave

Hundreds of rescuers worked overnight to pump water out of the cave.

# thailand - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Desperate search continues for 12 children trapped in cave in Thailand

They went there with their football coach to escape a heavy downpour which caused flooding.

# thailand - Monday 25 June, 2018

12 children and their football coach trapped for two days in flooded Thai cave

Rescuers were sent to find them today.

# thailand - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Beach made famous by Di Caprio closes due to mass tourism

The attraction is being closed for four months to give its coral reefs and sea life a chance to recover.

# thailand - Friday 9 March, 2018

€60,000-worth of cannabis from Thailand seized in Tralee

The drugs were concealed in household linen.

# thailand - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Japanese 'baby factory' man wins custody of 13 children born to Thai surrogates

Mitsutoki Shigeta, 28, became the centre of a surrogacy scandal in 2014.

# thailand - Sunday 21 January, 2018

'In total shock': Donegal woman dies while on holiday in Thailand

It is understood Louise Furey died after falling from a balcony.

# thailand - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Thai police arrest Asian wildlife trafficking 'kingpin' caught smuggling €800k of rhino horns

He was caught smuggling 14 rhino horns from Africa to Thailand.

# thailand - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Thailand's PM tells reporters to direct questions on 'politics or conflict' to this cardboard cutout

He told reporters, “If you want to ask any questions on politics or conflicts – ask this guy.”

# thailand - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Irish man dies in Thailand after kitesurfing accident

The man is reported to have been living in Thailand for some time.

# thailand - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

From The42 Irish snooker player shocks world number 3 at UK Championship Upset

Irish snooker player shocks world number 3 at UK Championship

Limerick’s Leo Fernandez had not won a match in four tournaments since returning from a 15-month ban.

# thailand - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Funeral of beloved Thai king starts after a year of mourning

200,000 Thais had gathered around the Grand Palace to bid an emotional farewell.

# thailand - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Tourists face €2.5k fine or a year in prison for smoking on Thailand's beaches

The new ban follows a clean-up of nearly 140,000 cigarette butts from a 2.5 kilometre stretch of the famed Patong beach in Phuket.

# thailand - Friday 25 August, 2017

Former Thai PM 'dodges court and flees country' as she faces 10 years in prison

She is believed to have fled to Singapore.

# thailand - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Spanish police recover 3 Francis Bacon paintings stolen in 2015

Five paintings by the British artist were stolen from the home of a friend of Bacon in July 2015.

# thailand - Sunday 9 July, 2017

From The42 14-year-old becomes youngest Ladies European Tour winner Prodigy

14-year-old becomes youngest Ladies European Tour winner

Most people go their whole life without winning a professional golf tournament. Atthaya Thitikul has achieved it in her teens.

# thailand - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Thai doctors battle to stop people eating a 'silent killer' fish dish

The raw fish meal ‘koi pla’ attract parasites that can cause a lethal liver cancer which kills up to 20,000 Thais annually.

# thailand - Friday 9 June, 2017

# thailand - Friday 19 May, 2017

Morbidly obese Thai monkey placed on strict diet after years gorging on junk food

“He had minions and other monkeys bringing food for him,” a vet said.

# thailand - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Wanted Red Bull heir escapes police by using private jet to evade hit-and-run arrest

He allegedly knocked down and killed a policeman in Bangkok.

# thailand - Friday 28 April, 2017

Thai police want to arrest Red Bull heir over 2012 hit-and-run

The scion — nicknamed “Boss” — was 27 at the time of the crash.

# thailand - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Distraught Thai mother of baby killed on Facebook describes how she stumbled across video Facebook Live This post contains videos

Distraught Thai mother of baby killed on Facebook describes how she stumbled across video

The 11-month-old girl was killed by her father.

# thailand - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Woman 'isn't angry' at people who shared Facebook video of her husband killing baby

The video was apparently available for viewing online for almost 24 hours until Facebook took it down.

# thailand - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Thai man murders child and kills himself on Facebook Live

Police in Phuket said they were alerted to the video by friends of the man.

# thailand - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'We are suppressing obscene and dirty shows': Thai police say they're cleaning up Pattaya

Pattaya is home to tens of thousands of sex workers.

# thailand - Thursday 30 March, 2017

An Irishman has died at a Bangkok airport

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance in the case.

# thailand - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

The sea turtle who swallowed almost 1,000 coins has died

The turtle’s nickname was… Piggy Bank.

# thailand - Friday 10 March, 2017

Swiss man accused of abusing 80 boys in Thailand

He is accused of pushing some of the boys into prostitution.

# thailand - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Surgeons remove 915 coins swallowed by Thai sea turtle Cracked Shell This post contains videos

Surgeons remove 915 coins swallowed by Thai sea turtle

People had thrown the coins into her pool for good luck.

# thailand - Friday 17 February, 2017

Elderly monk on the run as Thai police investigate multi-million euro scam

Police found a 1.5 kilometre tunnel, split into two routes, dug under the UFO-like temple that dominates the site.

# thailand - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Czech man wanted for deliberately spreading HIV arrested in Thai resort

Warnings of his presence in Thailand spread rapidly on social media there this week.

# thailand - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Thai pilot killed when jet crashes during children's air show

Nobody else was killed in the crash.

# thailand - Friday 6 January, 2017

Six dead in Thailand as floods hit southern tourist areas

Over 120,000 households have been affected by the flooding

# thailand - Monday 2 January, 2017

25 people killed as van and truck collide in Thailand

Two people survived the crash.